REGISTER FOR OUR FREE WEBINAR ON AUGUST 2ND '3 STEPS TO A HAPPIER HOME LIFE WITH ADHD' NOW!

Blog

10 things I want my children with ADHD to know

Mar 22, 2022

I was thinking about what the most important things are that I want my kids to know as they navigate through life with ADHD. We get so caught up in just surviving each day that I loved the idea of sitting down and writing a list of the things I want them to learn from my experiences.

I have 3 boys with ADHD and I spent some time last weekend thinking about what I want them to learn from me.  Not as an ADHD coach but as their mum.  What advice would I give them or what are 10 things that I would like them to know.

Here they are:

1. Friends

I know making and keeping friends can be...

Continue Reading...

Start the year right checklist

Dec 30, 2021

2021 has been challenging for most people in our lovely community.   I have been reflecting and taking a little minute over the Christmas break to think about what I want for me and my family in 2022.  What can we change to make 2022 as enjoyable as possible?

For most of us we just want to have a little more time to slow down and enjoy things.  Most of us are a little bit burnt out by 2021. 

I wanted to give you a little gift to say thank you for being a part of this community.  Below is my FREE "Start the year right checklist".  Print it, pop it on the...

Continue Reading...

Looking after yourself series #3 (Chronic Fatigue)

Jul 13, 2021
 

What is Chronic Fatigue?

In our final 5 minute video in this mini series, Jules discusses Chronic Fatigue and energy levels.

We hope you have loved our mini series. If you have any suggestions for another mini series, reach out to us at [email protected]

You can check out Jules' podcast and website by following the below links.

https://www.julesgalloway.com/

https://www.julesgalloway.com/podcast

Continue Reading...

Looking after yourself series #2 (Stress)

Jul 13, 2021
 

What can we do when we can't take away the stress?

In our second 5 minute video of our Looking after yourself series, the wonderful Jules will talk about this important topic and how we can manage stresses.

We hope you are loving these brilliant and helpful videos!

Look out for our third and final video from Jules on Chronic Fatigue, it will be on it's way to you soon.

To find out more about what Jules does please see below:

https://www.julesgalloway.com/

https://www.julesgalloway.com/podcast

 

Continue Reading...

Looking after yourself series #1 (Sleep)

Jul 13, 2021
 

Hey - are you exhausted?

I talk a lot about how important it is to take care of ourselves because what we deal with each day can be challenging. 

We need to have something left in our tank to weather the storm of life. I am so lucky to show you this series of three short 5 minute videos from our wonderful naturopath friend, Jules Galloway, as she touches on sleep, stress and chronic fatigue.

Today's blog is all about SLEEP 

Jules works with women with fatigue and exhaustion.  She really brings so many valuable tips in these 5 minute videos.

It is well worth a watch, so...

Continue Reading...

Interview with Kim Hopkins from Lives In The Balance (Trainer for Dr Ross Greene)

Jun 23, 2021
 
What do you do when your child shows challenging behaviours?
Have you read The Explosive Child by Ross Greene?
Do you wish you had better strategies when responding to your child?
Do you want to work WITH your child to improve behaviours?
 

I had the wonderful opportunity to chat with Kim Hopkins from Lives In The Balance (who works closely with and trains people on Dr Ross Greene's methods (Author of The Explosive Child to help bring his strategies into practice).  Kim was AMAZING and full of incredibly practical information and helpful advice on dealing with challenging...

Continue Reading...

Let's call a family meeting

Apr 02, 2021

FREE TEMPLATE BELOW

It is time to bring back the family meeting! 

We are a family, but it doesn't always feel that way. Sometimes it feels like we are all running our own race with the intensity of life.  The family meeting brings us back together so we feel connected and know what is going on with each others lives.

The ADHD brain is often an anxious brain.  They are worried about what is coming next.  Their brain likes routine, structure and security.  Having a family meeting shows each family member what is coming up.  It also has the added advantage of...

Continue Reading...

Tools for Teachers

Oct 20, 2020

There is no doubt, teachers are magical humans.  Their job is one of the hardest, most important jobs in the whole world. 

One amazing teacher has the ability to change a student's life.  They impact how a student feels about learning.  When a child thinks their teacher likes or gets them, they try harder.

When my husband was in primary school, not much was widely known about ADHD.  He was very disruptive and sometimes aggressive in the classroom - there were not many strategies then about handling ADHD kids. 

The Principal saw something in Anthony.  He...

Continue Reading...

A note from an ADHD kid: How to be my friend

Jun 24, 2020

 

So often our ADHD kids struggle to maintain friendships. As parents we do so much work counselling our kids on how to make friends and what they should do to keep them.

It occurred to me that there is no resource that we can provide neurotypical children/families about how to be friends with an ADHD kid.

ADHD is so incredibly common, coaching kids on how to handle ADHD kids could be a step in changing the stigma and lessoning the rejection our kids feel everyday.

I have worked on this list with my son, Xavier. Most of these words are his. It actually made me incredibly proud to hear...

Continue Reading...

Handling stress

Feb 20, 2020
 

Welcome to Video 4 of our 7 part series with Peter from Prime Wellness.  Today's video (6 mins) is all about handling stress!

I think I need this session playing permanently on repeat!  There is no doubt that we have stressful lives and Peter gives us tools here to better navigate this problem area.

Here is a bit of information about Peter.  Peter Williams has trained extensively with the Institute of Applied Psychology. Having completed a Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy and Strategic Psychotherapy. In addition to this training, Peter has completed a Diploma of...
Continue Reading...
1 2 3
Close

75% Complete

Almost there...
Just enter your details below